Pristimantis marmoratus (Boulenger, 1900)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Ceuthomantinae > Genus: Pristimantis > Species: Pristimantis marmoratus

Hylodes marmoratus Boulenger, 1900, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Ser. 2, 8: 56. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.16.92 (formerly 99.3.25.19), according to J.D. Lynch In Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 302. Type locality: "foot of Mt. Roraima, 3500 feet", Guyana.

Hylodes grandoculis Van Lidth de Jeude, 1904, Notes Leyden Mus., 25: 93. Holotype: RMNH 4467, according to J.D. Lynch In Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 291. Type locality: "the basin and the sources of the Coppename", interior of Surinam. Synonymy by M. S. Hoogmoed IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 291.

Eleutherodactylus marmoratusStejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 582-583, by implication; Crawford, 1931, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 21: 31.

Eleutherodactylus grandoculisStejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 582-583, by implication; Gorham, 1966, Das Tierreich, 85: 75; Gorham, 1974, Checklist World Amph.: 53.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) grandoculisLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225.

Pristimantis marmoratusHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2. Myers and Donnelly, 2008, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 308: 147.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) marmoratusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

Marbled Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 76).

Marbled South American Rain Frog (Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 242).

Big-eyed Robber Frog (Eleutherodactylus grandoculis [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).

Distribution

Eastern Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, and French Guiana; presumably in adjacent Brazil.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 228. See account by Rivero, 1961, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 126: 80. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 212-213, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. Not assignable to a species group according to Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 127. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 242-243, provided an account of Pristimantis cf marmoratus. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 16, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. See account for Surinam population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 310-313.See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 388-389, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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